David G. Brodland, M.D. – A native of Canton, South Dakota, received his medical degree at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine graduating with honors. He received his resident training in Internal Medicine and Dermatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.
In 1990 he completed his Mohs College approved fellowship training in Micrographic Skin Cancer Surgery under the direction of Dr. John Zitelli here in Pittsburgh. Prior to rejoining Dr. Zitelli in 1997, Dr. Brodland was on Faculty at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN where he was Associate Professor of Dermatology, Chairman of Education, Director of Residency Program, and Co-director of Dermatologic Surgery and The Mayo Cutaneous Laser Center for 7 years. He continues his involvement in resident education as an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh with teaching appointments in Dermatology, Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology.
Dr. Brodland has authored over 100 articles and chapters. He has performed over 10,000 laser and cosmetic procedures and more than 60,000 Mohs procedures. He is active in many local, state, and national dermatology organizations. He has held leadership positions in several dermatology organizations which include President of the American College of Mohs Surgery. Dr. Brodland has received many honors including the Frederic E. Mohs Lifetime Achievement Award, The Skin Cancer Foundation Fellowship Award, Appointment as Mayo Foundation Scholar, and the Teacher of the Year Award at the Mayo Clinic. He has been honored by the medical community with election to Pittsburgh Magazine’s “Top Doctors” for the past 15 years in a row